An armed group in northeastern Nigeria took hundreds of civilians hostage. On Wednesday, August 19, Le Parisien reports.
According to him, militants of the Islamic State in West Africa (ISWAP) group captured the city of Kukava and took civilians hostage.
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Nigeria’s security forces are taking action to help citizens.
In April, militants in Nigeria were reported to have attacked several villages in Katsina state in the north of the country and killed 47 people .
In the north and north-east of Nigeria, there are numerous criminal groups that kidnap people and also engage in robbery. Also on the territory of the country they are fighting against Islamist terrorist groups.